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Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
for $10 million a but what it called americans for certification, the map the gave america its name. vechten million dollars was the most diverse finn on anything. it was almost $2 million more than had recently been paid for an original copy of the declaration of independence and that kind of got my attention. i had never heard of the map, had never seen a map but the library seemed to think it was the most valuable piece in the market seemed to think was more than the original copy of the declaration of independence, so i wanted to find out more and at this point i was thinking maybe i would do a short piece for the clint. so i did some research and got the basics of the story pretty quickly. early in the 1500's in the eastern part of france there was a small group of scholars. among them map maker martin waldseemuller and they came across-- y emir guo vespucci in the chart lines of the new world and they decided that what they were reading about in saying on these charts was not a part of asia as most people had assumed it was but in fact was a new continent. people traditionally
Dec 31, 2009 11:00pm EST
>>> hello everyone. >> you are here live. >> yes you are. >> for the ports america new year's spectacular. i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm denise koch. as kai said we're live at the port, ready to ring in the new year. >> we have cameras way down south as the clock is counting down. >> it is going on as scheduled at midnight. in just about an hour. and you're going to be able to see it live right here if you stay with us. >> the weather has been a factor, at least in terms of visibility in the area. as far as we know, the fireworks are going to take place. i think that's probably to the delight of all the people who took the time to come down here tonight. as well as people sitting on their couches at home. >> if you're at home, you may have the best seat in the house. there are people who are been out here all evening waiting for these fireworks. gigi. >> you are right, everyone is ready. people have been out here for hours waiting, despite the rain. the music is pumping behind me. we were able to talk to some folks earlier tonight, to find out why they do this. they come out h
Jan 25, 2010 7:00am EST
policy toward latin america with a political science professor. and then a conversation on the future of the hybrid and electric car industry. "washington journal" is next. . . . the president's efforts to give the economy on track. that is this morning from "the washington post." the report breaking this morning about a plane crashed in the route, "the new york times" online have the story about the airplane crashing near beirut in stormy weather. officials said that 82 passengers and eight crew members were on board. we will update the information as we get it. ruth, democratic line. caller: i am not quite sure if we ever did what we were promising. to try and help people who were in trouble with their mortgages. i think that we took the wrong approach to begin with. so many people that were out of their homes. the fact ripples through the economy. -- the of fact ripples through the economy. let's help -- bethe effedctct te riffles through the economy. if the loan was renegotiated to what it was really worth, they can afford it, but the communication that happening. ho
Jan 8, 2010 6:00pm EST
is the most important these days. what every kid to keep america do whatever it takes to keep america safe, is just that simple. >> for more information on these the advanced image full body scanners, go to our website, >> for more on security changes at airports nationwide, go to our website and click on "national news." >> at least one city councilman began lobbying his colleagues to let him city council president long before mayor dixon was convicted on embezzlement charges. since that happen, at least accountable -- to council members have shown interest in the job. councilman jack young started lobbying for votes before anybody and told us by phone he has commitments from eight of his 14 colleagues, the number of votes needed to win. behind the scenes at city hall, as the criminal that the trial of mayor dixon began, at least one city council member quietly started lobbying his colleagues for votes to become the next city council president. back in november, we caught up with councilman jack dunn. -- jack young. city hall insiders say yama wanted the job when dixon became
Jan 24, 2010 7:00pm EST
the seasickness, everyone should like to be a sailer. our duty was to map the coastline of south america. and so we proceeded down the coast, and on the way i dredged the sea with the nets, and i collected specimens along the shore. i wore a hat like this one. everyday just after the sailors had finished swabbing the deck i would loaded up with hundreds of of new specimens to be sorted and labeled. this they soon became distinctly aromatic in the ecuadorean sun. in fact i remember a sailor asked me, mr. darwin, would you mind getting that stinking pile of refuse of my deck? sticking pile of refuse? there are so many wonderful things here. someday people will pay just to see them on display at the british museum. ♪ i've dug in the ground, and these rocks that have found have the features of creatures no longer around. there are trilobites by the ton. what a glorious day. what a wonderful way to have fun. ♪ i've searched by the shore and collected some more worms and starfish and garfish and kolbe's galore. i have got shark heads and some seaweed and slime. i am having the loveliest this time.
Jan 20, 2010 6:30am EST
comfort is scheduled to arrive. they'll have more on good morning america. >>> let's take a look at our weather, here's justin. >> 6:30, just want to load up the maps we have from the u.s. geological survey. we have the worldwide network highlighting where the earthquake is taking place. 6.1, literally just minutes ago, out there. looks like little further east than port-au-prince, over towards the peninsula. but essentially we're checking out the shake map here. you can see where port-au-prince is located, just right there and the earthquake, again, about 12 miles underground, a little bit further to the east, needless to say, all those shock waves propagating themselves outward. we'll get more information with numerous cameras on the ground. we'll probably hear more reports coming up in the next half hour and again at good morning america. light sleet issues this morning. may have some pinging off your windshield and maybe even producing a glaze on steps, ramps and overpasses. we are above freezing for most places. about 33 degrees. light rain and sleet passing south of the city. this
Jan 27, 2010 10:30pm EST
and innovation so that america can better compete with the world. the government shouldn't pile on more taxation and litigation that killed jobs and hurt the middle class. it was thomas jefferson who call would for a wise and frugal government which should leave men free to go to their pursuits of industry and not take from the mouth of labor the bread they have earned. he was right. today the federal government is simply doing too much. massive federal spending would create jobs and hold unemployment below 8 percent. in the past year three million people lost their jobs and the democratic congress continued spend increasing the national debt on our children and grandchildren. it is on pace to double in five years and trip nel 10. the federal debt is over 100,000 per household it is simply unsustainable. the president's partial freeze on discreationary spending is laudable step but a small one. the is shes was our time demand that we reconsider and restore the proper role of government in every level. government in every level. [applause] withoutriform - without reform the expressive government
Jan 10, 2010 5:15pm EST
that happened on the national level but fundamentally changed america and essentially the foundations for the kind of society that could elect somebody like barack obama, president in 2008 and those are the voting rights act of 65, the civil rights act of '64 and immigration act of 65 and most people don't know the legislation's and they all happened under lyndon johnson and fundamentally transform who is american, who can vote, who can participate in the american's creation of a society and political system and so when i decided to do is put together an alternate tie line of defense from 65 to the present that are important from an arab american perspective so of course these are important to all americans like 9/11 and other things since the american memory is much shorter than for example the air of memory. those defense the 73 energy crisis or the 91 gulf war passed from american memory as a significant moments and then other defense like what happens in california 1985 are completely unknown to anybody outside arab america or progress of circles and had quite an impact on the com
Jan 17, 2010 4:00pm EST
and in russia and england, but you can shoot them in america. you can't bring the carcass of the polar bear you shot them roust into the united states. i met someone in the united states was on this this very trip that i'm about to tell you about. we were on the ship in the background called cappy time and those of you who side with an russian icebreaker strand in the antarctic a couple of weeks ago was the sister ship of this one. and it looks very much like this. it looks like somebody said that a block of flats on a barge. and we the cabin upon the upper deck and had a huge bridge from which we could see everything. the point of this trip, was one of the leaders of the trip. we were going to the north pole. when you travel and as part of the world nbc bears off in the distance, as i said it's usually over there you see that white and moving. that's the bear. while this is somewhat closer. we had a bear that came this close to the ship and it was right alongside the ship. this will give you an idea, shooting rolls of film. remember what rolls of film or? wish i'd rolls of film of this bear th
Jan 16, 2010 10:00am EST
level that fundamentally changed america. essentially laid the foundations for the kind of society, someone like barack obama, president in 2008. those are the voting rights act of 65, the civil rights act of 64, and the immigration act of 65. they all happened under lyndon johnson and they fundamentally transform who is america, who can vote, who can participate in the american creation of a society in a political system. so what i decided to do what it together this timeline of events from 1965 to the present that are important from an arab-american perspective. some of those events are important to all americans like 9/11. then other things, since the american memory is much shorter than the arab memory there are some events like the 73 energy crisis more than 91 goals or, sort of pass from american memory. and then other events like what happens to alex in california in 1985 are completely unknown to anybody outside of arab-american or out of aggressive circles and yet had quite an impact on the humidity all across the country. so once i decide to assemble a time when i went ab
Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
clinton, boxer or briefs? in south carolina, it's graham or demint? >> only in america can laindsay gram be perceived as moving left. >> yes. we got in last night at 1:30, and, you know, i'm feeling a little loopy on two hours of sleep. she's actually loopy on eight hours so when she's on two hours, geez. >> you had to tie her down. she comes into work regardless. >> it's hard to be a best-selling author, but she handles it well. >> she'll be with us on monday, loopy and beloved. we have a lot to talk about today, and why don't we start with news and after that, we'll talk about leno, and looks like the white house may be reconsidering to try khalid shaikh mohammed in new york city. >>> president obama working to sell his revamped economic message to the american people. the president will be in baltimore today to outline specifics on his job plan. part of the president's larger agenda aimed at reducing the deficit, regulating banks, health care, into the fall mid term elections. >> i want the republicans off the sidelines. i want them working with us to solve problems, facing working fa
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
day, arrested thanks to a couple watching "america's most wanted." >> live, local, latebreaking. this is wbal-tv 11 news today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. time for a check of the morning commute with traffic pulse 11 and sarah caldwell. >> it looks like vacation is over out there. accident location at johnnycake and woodlawn. it is icy in that area, and that does involve a pedestrian struck. another one involving a pedestrian at orleans and lochwood avenue. " will place forming around the area at southbound 95, and southbound 795. normal delays on the outer loop. adelphi road and joppa farm road, and as of 9:00 a.m. this morning, curtis creek drop bridge will shut down due to road work. that is expected to be in place until february 12. watch for delays this morning as we get closer to 9:00 a.m.. not too bad on the west side. you are going to get a little bit heavier ones who get to the baltimore national pike. looking hectic here. white marsh to the beltway northeast. sandra has a check on the forecast. >> cluster yet again today. -- plus three yet again t
Jan 4, 2010 12:00pm EST
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Jan 8, 2010 4:30am EST
look at some other stories making news early today in america. >>> ohio police are looking for the grinch who stole a charity jar from this convenience store on christmas day. surveillance caught the suspect. that money was intended for the children's miracle network. >>> an unusual weather phenomenon had some nebraska residents seeing double. the rare sighting looks like two mock suns on either side of the real one. they're called sundogs and become visible when the sun is low and ice crystals form in the air. pretty cool there. >>> a fierce winter storm in oklahoma city made power lines look more like jump ropes. high winds whipped around power lines. it sent transformers popping like fireworks. close to 30,000 customers reportedly lost power during the storm. >>> arctic weather blasted billings, montana, where temperatures dropped to as low as 19 degrees below zero overnight. wind chills in the area fell to a frigid minus 52 degrees. the deep freeze thawed slightly during the day, climbing to a balmy 8 degrees above zero. >>> something you don't see everyday on the stree
Jan 29, 2010 4:30am EST
engines of job creation here in america are america's businesses. >> reporter: a day after reconnecting with americans in florida, he'll tour a small business in baltimore and offer more details about the proposal. it's estimated that $33 billion program would help 1 million businesses. it would include a $5,000 tax credit for every new employee hired this year. the amount will be capped at $500,000 per firm to make sure small companies get the benefits. businesses that increase wages or hours for their existing employees would be reimbursed for the have a social security payroll taxes they would pay. the president wants to pay for the plan with the savings from the $700 billion wall street bailout, but that will be up to congress. the president will have a chance to sell his proposal to the gop later today. >> i want the republicans off the sidelines. i want them working with us to solve problems. >> reporter: he'll address house republicans during their retreat in baltimore, but it may be a tough crowd. >> we're going to look for common ground, but we're not going to roll over on our
Jan 29, 2010 4:30am EST
> making >>> making news in america this morning. >>> toyota's troubles reach a global scale, now new pressure on the automaker to fix problems and address frustrated customers. >>> and tough questions about the iraq war aimed at britain's former prime minister, today's testimony and potential impact on the u.s. >>> and storm warnings posted in 17 states as agony turns into snowstorms. >> it's friday, january 29th, 2010. >>> good morning. happy friday to you. toyota's historic recall is now a global problem. the automaker is losing millions of dollars and market share and it's longtime reputation for quality. >> now japanese leaders are demanding action. viviana hurtado joins us from washington. >>> the japanese trade minister called the scale of the recall huge and it's expected to grow. as it grows, japan called on the world's largest auto make tore regain the confidence. amid reports that toyota had received complaints of runaway cars for years. the indiana pedal supplier said toyota told it this part was not responsible for any of the serious accidents or deaths linked to runa
Jan 4, 2010 7:00am EST
$2 in coupons at this is really good! >>> good morning, america on this first monday of the new year, january 4th, i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this morning, the president is coming home from vacation just a little early to confront mounting security concerns as the u.s. embassy closes its doors in yemen under threats. we're there live. >>> plus, arctic blasts. 40 degrees below in the midwest. sam will brave the cold for your forecast. >>> and the latest on the search for that missing mom. investigators discover a new e-mail from missing susan powell as her family with a new push. >>> and a new day and new year. we officially welcome george stephanopoulos and juju chang, the newest members of our team. . >>> happy new year! >> happy new year. there is an embarrassing picture in that. >> i wouldn't do that. >> yes, you would, but thank you for not doing it. >> everyone back to school and work. doll we say 2010 or 2010? >> we haven't decided. >> good morning, everyone. president obama is cutting his vacation a little short as the investiga
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Jan 7, 2010 9:00pm EST
, pull out now. >> sean: we are going to talk about this in our hannity's america segment, next. 40% of the country for the year 2009 identified themselves as conservative, 21% say they are liberal. by 2-1 this is still a center right country think it is going to be viewed as over reaching, contempt, arrogance, that they misread the election results. this could be one of the biggest midterm elections ever. >> it will be. >> they are not even listening to the american people as in go after these various agendas. >> i think it is going to be a banner election, wait and see. >> sean: i have a cold. >> i lost my voice. >> sean: but we are all here! we love you. >> and we're transparent. >> sean: exactly. and thank you zicam helping me a lot. the budget director taking a page from tiger woods' playbook, next. >> 9th circuit court of appeals latest ruling that could give felons a chance to vote, next. e >> sean: tonight in hannity's america things may have looked up for liberals at the start of 2009. turns out this past year marked the resurgence of conservatism in ame
Jan 2, 2010 11:00pm EST
with the explosives and directed them on hit the plane heading for america. >> reporter: he's holding his security teams responsible and will meet with them on tuesday. >> this includes making sure the communities crash -- are held accountable at every elf. >> reporter: the president of delta airlines is a waiting answers. in the statement, the ceo said that you can be certain wewill make our points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline
Jan 10, 2010 11:15pm EST
but apparently happening more and more here in america according to clergy, especially in southern california. these underground first communions and baptisms are happening in parks, hotel banquet halls and backyards. authorities say the priests are coming in from mexico and trying to raise money for their own parishes. >> sacraments are not to be sold. they're not to be bought by people. they're to be understood as gifts of god. and clergy who charge people for niece things distort the very meaning what it is for god to be a gift giving creature. >> reporter: father figueroa of the diocese is one of the accused. some clergy here in los angeles even sending memos to their own parishioners warning what he may be up to and trying to do here in america but father figueroa is widely popular in his own country of mexico. his own parish rolls right around 8,000 people. figueroa says he's only trying to minister to the community in the best way he knows how and doesn't believe he's done anything wrong. still no word if he will face official sanctions from the roman catholic church or his bishop. in
Jan 21, 2010 5:00am EST
takes the title of one of america's worst commutes. 9 news now digital correspondent kristin fisher is outside live feeling some of the pain. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. this is not good news for all of you commuters out there, but you already knew that, right. the capital beltway has been named the third most congested freeway in the entire country and the biggest bottleneck is the inner loop here at 295 in oxon hill. this is all according to a brand new study that was compiled by the website, the daily beast and a company called inrix. they used gps data from truck drivers across the country to calculate the pace of traffic. here's what they found. check this out. the number one most congested freeway in america is the hollywood freeway in los angeles. no surprise there. coming in at number two is the lunalilo freeway in honolulu, hawaii and that's one i never guessed and capital beltway clocks in at number three. the study shows the capital beltway is backed up, get this, 194 hours every week. after the biggest bottleneck where we are now, the inner
Jan 16, 2010 5:00pm EST
and manufacturers of america wants those drugs protected from low cost jenngen competitors. the group's top executive sent an e-mail to board members obtained by cnn and other media outlets. in it, he said it could not support the health reform bill if the drugs get fewer than 12 years of protection for their patents. >>> preliminary autopsy results show a southern indiana basket player may have died from a heart condition. 21 year jeron lewis collapsed during a game. he later died at the hospital. the team's coach says lewis showed no sign of health problems before he collapsed. fans say they saw lewis hit his head during a hard fall under the basket with about four minutes left to go in the game and his teammates say lewis lost 40 pounds over the summer as part of an effort to get in shape. >>> today your views question, police and privacy. it seems cameras are everywhere these days. ever since the police beating of rodney king was videotaped in 1991, the practice has become common especially with places like facebook and youtube. recently a few people in boston spotted officers making ar
Jan 19, 2010 6:00am EST
out to vegas to compete in the miss america pageant. why is it relevant in 2010? it's very civic and uplifting. stay tuned, you'll be shocked. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, , >>> this is wjz and, baltimore. >> good morning, maryland, now don scott, marty bass, breaking news with wjz news team, your first warning weather and traffic control with sharon gibala. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> hello again, it's a cold day's start but that cold. sharon gibala in traffic control. marty is over at first warning weather. >> looking at some beautiful statistics. going to 50 degrees at lunch. which is nine degrees above normal on the way to 51, 52 degrees. we're at about 31 right now. at about 45-49 during the dinner hour. it's going to be a super tuesday in january. don. >>> thank you. there's always trouble somewhere and sharon has it in traffic control. >> reporter: there's more trouble on the roads now than ten minutes ago. a bunch of accidentses including the one on the west side of the beltway on the outer loop at baltimore national pike blocking the lane with a
Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> senator-elect. mr. brown goes to washington. as both parties look for lessons from his stunning victory. >>> then, stay the course. the president says he got the message delivered by voters in massachusetts. but it won't change his agenda. it's an abc news exclusive. >>> and no relief. more punishing weather pounds california. and this morning could bring the worst yet. >> it's thursday, january 21st, 2010. >>> good morning. i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >> and i'm vinita nair. the new senator from massachusetts begins making his rounds on capitol hill today. >> both sides of the aisle are trying to figure out what scott brown's stunning victory means for them. viviana hurtado has the latest from washington. >> reporter: good morning. one of the big questions being asked today after the brown win, which party can gain momentum for the races scheduled later this year? and for the legislative agenda? the winds of political change that swept scott brown to victory in massachusetts, are already shaking up the washington a
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. i'm george stephanopoulos and it is friday, january 29th. >> happy friday, everyone. i'm robin roberts. this morning, a nation on ice. 17 states under a winter storm watch or warning as a coating of ice shuts down airports, makes a slippery mess over a 2,000-mile. >>> and the white house blinks, starting to think outside of the 911 mastermind. >>> the cover-up, john edwards' voice mail and how he planned to hide his mistress' pregnancy from his wife. >> so if i'm calling saying what happened, how did this lap, what's going on? >>> brand-new details from bob woodru woodruff's exclusive report. >>> and trash talk. challenging the president to a little two on two. scott brown's hoop dreams. >> really? really? >> all right. you heard it. >>> downtown scotty brown. >> he's not stopping it stopping the health care plan. >> no. that was his nickname in college. his daughter plays college ball at bc. we'll see. a lot of news to get to folks, including the big test for president obama's renewed call for bipartisanship. he's meeting with house republicans so w
Jan 18, 2010 4:00pm EST
capital, as we were sleeping here in america last night. what does that say about our enemies, and our allies in kabul. what is the level of control of the capital city in that country. jim miklaszewski live with a report. >>> signs that the late-night mess on nbc may be coming to a conclusion. are we now just days away from conan o'brien's final show on nbc. >>> plus, some stories we found while we were supposed to be working. we're back after the break. accord ex. and camry le. every year, they battle it out in the fuel efficiency rankings. seems like a lot of work to play catch up. the award winning chevy malibu. offering 33 miles per gallon highway. may the best car win. fancy feast appetizers. [dinner bell chimes] high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon in a delicate broth, without by-products or fillers. fancy feast appetizers. celebrate the moment. i thought i was invincible. i'm on an aspiriregimen now because i never want to feel that helplessness again. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. ta to your doctor, and take
Jan 13, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this wednesday, january 13th. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. breaking news this morning, a major earthquake devastates the impoverished nation of haiti. thousands are feared dead. others are trapped in the rubble. it's the worst earthquake to hit the region in two centuries. >> 3 million people affected. homes, hospitals. and even the presidential palace crumble in the face of the 7.0 quake. details still sketchy at this hour. we're live in the region. >>> also this morning, the nation's top bankers set to be grilled in congress. could any of them actually face criminal charges? >>> and conan o'brien says thanks, but no thanks. breaking down in tears in front of his staff. he tells them, if nbc moves the time of his show, he's gone. >>> good morning, everyone. our top story this morning, of course, still developing, as america and the world scramble to help haiti after that massive earthquake. one aid official says it is total disaster and chaos. the quake was centered about ten miles from the crowded capital city of port-au-pri
Jan 18, 2010 6:00am EST
that continues. >> even after the worst recession in generations life in america is not even close to being as brutal as it was back then for so many. that's the legacy of dr. king and his movement. that's our inheritance. >> that brings us to our "watercooler question of the day." how close do you think america is to realizing dr. king's dream? email your response to >> 6:08. 39 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the financial news in the "bloomberg business report." >> also ahead, the man convicted of shooting pope john paul ii may be out of prison this morning but he may not be free to go wherever he pleases. >> and a tragedy in an alabama motel claims the lives of four college co-eds. details next. >> and i'm tony pann. the weather is pretty quiet compared to yet yesterday, but there is another storm on the horizon. >> route 91 is still blocked and creating problems for motorists. we'll let you know how to get around it coming >> welcome back. about 6:11. 41 degrees. things are pretty quiet this morning. we had a storm go through yesterday with a lot of rain. the tem
Jan 28, 2010 7:00am EST
to america by the end of the year. but i don't think he did enough for us who are unemployed. he gave no remarks, no speech, anything about helping us who are running out of unemployment. he did not talk about helping us to extend these unemployment benefits for all of us who are running out. a lot of us will become homeless. host: what caller: did you do i was a maintenance engineer. host: he focused a lot on it jobs -- and what are you worried about? good luck. next, antonio, an independent. caller: yes, i want to say something about mr. obama last night. the speech was mediocre, same song. i hope the people in this country realize the condition this country is in. forget the war, there is one song in italia that says [ quality and italian words] -- america is a beautiful country. no one can beat us, and if we want we can do. we need to thrive these things going on in the washington for so many years. they don't care for the everyday people. host: antonio says words, words, words. there is a project at the university that keeps all kinds of statistics on presidential speeches. about
Jan 20, 2010 5:00pm EST
real trouble for the president's health-care plan. >> republicans are claiming america is on their side. tracy potts has more from washington. >> massachusetts' scott brown says he is eager to become the next republican votes on health care. >> brown gives republicans enough votes to derail the democrats' plan. >> last night, a shot was fired around this nation, saying no more business as usual in washington d.c. >> the gop is calling his election a clear message from america on several issues. next they do not want this health care bill, it is pretty darn clear. >> there are a number of different ways to do it. >> we will move forward with their considerations in mind, but we will move forward. >> senate majority leader harry reid says they will vote -- wait to vote on health care until brown is sworn in. >> you may have more votes than we do, but if you do it all by yourself, the public is probably not going to buy it. >> a majority of americans oppose the health reform plan, calling it the most negative thing about his first year, but interestingly, health care is not the biggest iss
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
salir bien ". tras la negativa de la directiva del america sobre el caso salvador cabaÑas su representante habla sobre el inter de algunos equipos europeos. hay una posibilidad tremenda en el sentido que hay clubes interesados en el asi como ya les habia comentado tambien a christian como vaaa, entonces ehhh nos estamos llendo a mexico para, para que dicen los clubes correspondientes, caso el cruz azul con el caso de christian xxxx lo quiere ahora mismo y america con salvador". entonces ehhh si ha existido interes por salvador cabañas, parece ser que es la primera vez en donde existe una oferta concreta real y una posibilidad cierta mas que nada no. "no en realidad ya existio ofertas completas ehhh en el pasado, pero lo de hoy dia nomas eh yo se que hasta es mas factible por un compromiso que tuvimos el agente del america para darle la posibilidad tambien a salvador a que cresca deportivamente vera, porque primeramente en el club america en caso de salvador en especial el club america es uno de los mejores mas importantes pa no decirlo el mas importante de mexico ento
Jan 12, 2010 9:00am EST
with fios. but you've got to call today. get jaw-dropping fios tv, america's highest rated internet, and unlimited nationwide calling for just $99.99 a month. plus a special double bonus: $150 back plus a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. don't wait. offer ends january 16th. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v. this is fios. this is big. >>> thanks for joining us. >>> ten years after breaking the record for a number of home runs in a season mark mcguire comes clean. nobody can forget how he ducked the questions in front of the government for steroid hearing five years ago. he said i'm here to talk about the future and not the past. >> reporter: mark mcguire admitted monday what the baseball world long believed. the slugger took steroids during his playing career, including the 1998 season. that's when he broke roger harris' home run record. mcguire, in an interview on the ml mlb network said he used performance-enhancing drugs when he suffered a series of career injuries. >> it doesn't feel good when people walk by sayin
Jan 16, 2010 9:30am EST
, a mission through latin america, also the caribbean in which it stopped in several places and treated people in several different place, different islands and haiti was among them. tens of thousands of people in haiti just last year on anythings it had through the caribbean and also to latin america. so they have experience. they know exactly what they are getting themselves into when they go to haiti. what they are about to see is nothing what they saw before. we'll bring in general russel honore. a welcome sight but this thing not going to move too fast. still a little while before it gets there. >> the comfort has been used repeatedly by southern command throughout the western hemisphere, south america and caribbean as part of our medical diplomacy. it goes into places that have desperate need for medical care. it will stay a week or two, provide immediate medical need. let me say something about this crew on the comfort. they are probably a lot fewer medical personnel than army and navy primary naval hospitals throughout the country today by portsmouth hospital that serves the big navy,
Jan 8, 2010 11:00pm EST
energy projects and businesses. >> it will help to close the clean energy group between america and other nations. >> tax credits are part of the recovery act and companys chosen say they will create thousands of jobs in clean energy, with solar and wind power. >> building a robust energy sector is how we will create jobs in the future. jobs that pay well and cannot be outsourced. >> the announcement comes the same day they revealed employers cut 85,000 jobs last month. far more than expected. >> last month, in the same month, we lost 700,000 jobs. so i believe the recovery act has provided support to, at least, keep us from the total disaster that we could have seen. >> revised numbers for 2009, show a few thousand jobs were actually created in november. the first increase in two years. butt overall, unemployment rate remains at 10 percent. >> this is an indictment of the obama jobs program. one year in, nothing to show for it. we may have been in the hole when we got here, but now he is digging us deeper and deeper and deeper. >> the federal reserve expects unemployment to remain above
Jan 6, 2010 6:00pm EST
jaw-dropping fios tv, america's highest rated internet, and unlimited nationwide calling for just $99.99 a month. plus a special double bonus: $150 back plus a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. don't wait. offer ends january 16th. call 1.866.699.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v. this is fios. this is big. >> baltimore county school superintendent says he will review his much publicized student progress reports. >> teachers are apparently still a bit confused. the 11 news education reporter joins us live in the newsroom. >> this has become a very hot issue because teachers say the program will add nouns of new paperwork. the progress reporting method is under review. >> we did not have a directive yet. they don't have to do it until -- there are still creatures -- teachers scrambling to do this by february 11. >> they want to streamline the program. >> the imagination can run wild because there is lack of clarity and information. >> miscommunication or allusion was not there on the part of the teachers. it was in black and white for us
Jan 14, 2010 6:00pm EST
will not be forsaken, you will not be forgotten. in this, your hour of greatest need, america stands with you. >> and he said a second wave of help is on the way. and the navy hospital ship, the comfort. until the ship arrives, the navy says it is using helicopters from a couple of other ships off the coast of haiti to help move people in and out. >> this weekend, a baltimore based hospital ship is expected to set sail for haiti. not only will it provide medical assistance, but millions of gallons of pure drinking water. >> the u.s. and as comfort is being prepared, loaded up with supplies and getting ready to go to haiti. they expect to leave the port of baltimore early saturday morning, three days ahead of schedule. while the ship is known for its hospital facilities -- facilities, what people may not know is that it is able to purify it up to 100,000 gallons of water per day. that is a much-needed resources in haiti. >> on board preparations are underway for -- >> it will definitely be the biggest mission for the ship. >> that means turning the comfort into a fully operational floating 200
Jan 13, 2010 6:30am EST
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Jan 18, 2010 5:00am EST
to the family are fitting in fine and love america. >> it's cool. and water that you need, you have. you can have. >> reporter: the family started the adoption process four years ago and after the earthquake they lost all hope of getting their children home from haiti. >> i had given up. i didn't understand it but i thought it's not going to happen now. >> reporter: but they've beaten the odds and now all four children at their home in holton, kansas, enjoying their new clothes, american food and even a new guitar. >> reporter: a family friend was a missionary at the orphanage in haiti. she was by the children's side the entire time after the horrific earthquake. >> the whole first night nobody slept, just sang all night long. they sang their songs in creole just praying to god for mercy and to protect them. even the little girl and the little boy, were just like this all night, just singing and praying. >> reporter: blondie, the oldest of the four, says people in america are nice and he hopes they will reach out to his home country in this crucial time of need. >> they are loving people. i
Jan 13, 2010 5:00pm EST
oncenes, others are concentrating on relief efforts. >> ken is a regional representative for latin america. part of his job is to make sure that staff already in haiti are okay and to coordinate their relief services. catholic relief services has already committed an additional $5 million in response to the disaster. that will help pay for critical supplies. >> shelter, water purification tablets, plastic containers for water -- water is the essential item to supply in an emergency situation. >> some of the supplies are ready pre positioned in haiti. they will also be able to send in supplies from the dominican republic. that country had a mild hurricane season, so there are many supplies available. >> it is about a six hour drive. the road has been determined to be clear up to about 10 miles out of port-au-prince. >> more help could come by the way of a navy hospital ship. maybe it -- navy officials say that are poised to activate the ship if necessary. can be made ready to sail in five days. relief workers say if you want to do something, donate money, because monetary donations will get
Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
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Jan 29, 2010 7:43pm EST
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Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
high-speed trains really succeed in america? >>> it is a political battle unlike any other. the fight over the toothbrush. that's right. massachusetts is the first state to require all children who eat a meal at a daycare or attend for more than four hours to brush their teeth during the class. some parents and care givers are praising the new regulation, but some are saying, not so fast. it's too much government intervention. joining me live here in studio, dr. susan taylor, board certified in both dermatology and internal medicine. good morning to you, doctor. i know you understand the concerns here but with these parents saying too much government, literally hands in my children's mouths, what's your opinion? >> first of all, it is estimated that 25% of kindergarteners in massachusetts have tooth decay. and that's going to lead of course to pain and infection. but, the real issue is that there are more serious medical issues that can develop with gum disease. what you might not realize, cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, there is an even association between gum disease and
Jan 12, 2010 5:30am EST
numbers down. >> people in america are very tired of the idea that people can text and drive. >> they are more likely to get into a crash while texting and just driving. >> they wonder if laws restricting cell phone use actually effect drivers behind the wheel. >> interest is in line to become the next state to legalize marijuana. people with cancer, aids, and multiple sclerosis could buy up to 2 ounces a month. the o'malley administration says the census bureau will help create some jobs in the area. the census form will be mailed out in march. >> time to get to one of your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> we ask about your thought on the pensions. >> one person says convicted criminals do not deserve pensions. they should have to pay restitution for the money put out to bring them to justice. keep emailing your answers. we will post all of them on the front page of our web site. >> here is a look ahead to the next hour of 11 news today. >pregnant women have to be careful about what they eat and what they put on their skin. >> back to the slots debate. >> a
Jan 29, 2010 6:00pm EST
everybody. god bless the united states of america. thank you, everybody. (applause) >> woodruff: now, more on the president's appearance before house republicans-- someone who was there for it all, texas representative jeb hensarling. congressman hensarling, thanks for being with us and for standing out in the cold. what did you take away from this unusual session? >> well, you're right, judy, it was an unusual session. listen, the president deserves great credit for accepting our invitation. i'm glad that he did it. i'm hoping something good will come out of it. we've never seen any kind of outreach from speaker pelosi to attempt to work on a bipartisan basis. i hope we see one out of the president. there are some areas maybe we can work on. but i got to tell you, the american people want accountability in government. and regardless of whether you are a republican or democrat today i think was at least a chapter in accountability. i mean things like the louisiana purchase and the cornhusker kickback, people want to see some accountability. they saw it today. >> woodruff: you asked him a q
Jan 21, 2010 7:00am EST
>>> good morning, america. on this thursday, january 21st. i'm robin roberts. >> and i'm george stephanopoulos. this thorning, damage control. as the white house scrambles to salvage health care reform, the president takes some blame in our exclusive interview. what's his plan now? >>> and a bombshell expected this morning from former senator and presidential candidate, john edwards. reports he admits he's the father of his former campaign worker's child. >>> california clobbers with more pounding rain. planes are struck by lightning. and hundreds evacuate fearing mudslides. sam champion is in the heart of the storm. >>> pictures of tiger woods surface, reportedly showing the missing golf star holed up in this sleepy, southern town. but what's he doing there? >>> and diet wars in court. two of america's welterweight diet giants set to duke it it in a slimdown showdown. why valerie bertinelli could be exhibit "a." >>> and there is a lot of news this morning. it looks like john edwards finally going to admit that he's the father of the child of his former campaign worker. he's goi
Jan 28, 2010 1:00pm EST
new markets abroad as well. if you want to create a job here in america, small business. host: will his proposals find a welcome ear on capitol hill? guest: i think it will. i think the president gave us a good prescription of how to move forward on how to continue to increase the opportunities for americans businesses to create jobs. host: the president called for increase in our exports. what are some of the barriers to americans exporting more of their products overseas? guest: you heard the president mention, the fact that too many countries that have agreements with us aren't respecting those agreements and aren't enforcing the provisions while we do a very good job of trying to abide by the rules and offer those foreign companies opportunities in our country to sell their goods. too many countries abroad aren't respecting our products, our workers and allowing their markets to be open to our goods. and so, we have to make sure if we're going to sign an agreement, both parties live up to it. and times we have seen in the past several years that the trade agreements open u
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Jan 29, 2010 5:00am EST
america's debt is as big a problem as unemployment. number two, health care. here is what the president said on that. >> if anyone from either party has a better approach that will bring down premiums, bring down the deficit, cover the uninsured uninsured, strengthen medicare for seniors, and stop insurance company abuses, let me know. >> bill: okay. i'm up for the challenge. rather than spending still more government money creating an enormous bureaucracy, why don't we allow all health insurance companies to compete in all 50 states and then allow judges to punish people who sue doctors and other medical personnel for stupid reasons. that's what they do in great britain. if you file a nuisance lawsuit, a judge can order you to pay all the costs, that is known as tort reform. now, i agree with president obama the government should regulate health insurance companies. they can't be throwing people off the roles when they get sick and can't be fighting legit legitimate reimbursement. some insurance companies try to wear you down. that's unfair. i agree with the president on that. we don't
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